The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 100 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 25 72 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 2.74% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.98% 11.58% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 22
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£185 £250 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £382 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £140 £198
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 20
Average hourly rate £55.65 £17.50 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.00% +7.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.85 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -4.34%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
502 622 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.37% 23.64% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 274 173
Average daily rate £338 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £211 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 59 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.35 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 15 £201 -22.59% 5
Bracknell -6 5 £273 -28.12% 3
Maidenhead +1 1 - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
Thatcham - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (54.05%) Windows 7
3 39 (52.70%) Active Directory
4 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
5 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.73%) DV Cleared
7 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
7 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 16 (21.62%) SCCM
9 15 (20.27%) MS Office
9 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
11 13 (17.57%) ITIL
12 11 (14.86%) Blackberry
13 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (13.51%) SQL
13 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
13 10 (13.51%) Clustering
13 10 (13.51%) SCOM
13 10 (13.51%) Time Management
14 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (12.16%) MCSE
14 9 (12.16%) MCP
14 9 (12.16%) LAN
14 9 (12.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (12.16%) Remedy
14 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (12.16%) High Availability
15 8 (10.81%) Network Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (12.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.81%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (4.05%) Documentum
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) LAN
2 8 (10.81%) DHCP
2 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.81%) DNS
3 6 (8.11%) VPN
3 6 (8.11%) WAN
3 6 (8.11%) Internet
4 3 (4.05%) SNA
4 3 (4.05%) FTP
4 3 (4.05%) HTTP
4 3 (4.05%) APPN
5 2 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (1.35%) Wireless
6 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.35%) VLAN
6 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.35%) ADSL
6 1 (1.35%) SAN
6 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.35%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.05%) DB2
1 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) WinRunner
1 1 (1.35%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (5.41%) Retail
2 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (14.86%) IT Support
4 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Rollout Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Desktop Support
5 9 (12.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Support Technician
8 6 (8.11%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (8.11%) Messaging Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) APPC
2 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Blackberry
2 10 (13.51%) Clustering
3 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) AS400
5 3 (4.05%) iSeries
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) PDA
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (54.05%) Windows 7
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) i5/OS
7 3 (4.05%) OS/400
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.35%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) AIX
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Time Management
3 9 (12.16%) High Availability
4 8 (10.81%) Network Management
4 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.41%) Data Security
6 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.05%) Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (1.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.35%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.35%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.35%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.35%) Change Control
8 1 (1.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) RPG
2 3 (4.05%) C
2 3 (4.05%) COBOL
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) VB
3 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) DV Cleared
3 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (12.16%) MCSE
5 9 (12.16%) MCP
6 3 (4.05%) IBM Certification
7 2 (2.70%) MCSA
8 1 (1.35%) Degree
8 1 (1.35%) CCA
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (52.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.70%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.35%) XenServer
4 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) SCOM
3 3 (4.05%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) Netcool
4 1 (1.35%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Remedy
3 5 (6.76%) Citrix
4 4 (5.41%) HP
4 4 (5.41%) EMC
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) NetIQ
6 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.70%) McAfee
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) AppSense
7 1 (1.35%) Sophos
7 1 (1.35%) Symantec
7 1 (1.35%) Veritas
7 1 (1.35%) Apple
7 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.35%) Dell
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